Job Details

Transport Coordinator - Paramedic

Company name
HCA Holdings, Inc

Austin, TX, United States

Employment Type

Emergency, Healthcare, Bluecollar

Posted on
Jan 09,2019

Valid Through
Apr 24,2019

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Looking for a role to utilize your past ED, ICU or House Supervisor experience that goes beyond the bedside?

Consider a role at the Transfer Center!

HCA’s One Call Transfer Center offers a variety of patient transport services and the only transport specialty teams with the ability to provide high risk obstetrical, neonatal and critical care pediatric patient transport into the HCA, Central West Texas Division hospital system. Serving patients throughout Greater Central West Texas, HCA offers comprehensive health solutions—including advanced medical care, education, and community outreach—at its hospitals and other freestanding facilities. At the HCA Transfer Center, we assist in transporting patients by ground, helicopter and fixed wing. We also provide daily, 24-hour access to the transport teams for Inner Facility Transfers, Physician Office Direct Admissions and Emergency Transport for injured and critically ill patients. This unique service simplifies the process of getting a patient transferred to the right hospital, to the right specialists, at the right time by utilizing the latest telecommunications technology. The Transfer Center is staffed by registered nurses and EMT/paramedics who will assist in arranging the transport logistics.


The ONE Call Center (OCC) Transport Coordinator is responsible for the coordination of transport for patients being discharged from HCA Central & West Texas Division healthcare facilities in accordance with National, state and local regulations and guidelines. Primary duties of this role include coordinating the efficient and timely ambulance and wheelchair transport of patients being discharged from CWT facilities to home, rehabilitation facilities, skilled nursing facilities, assisted living centers, group homes, long-term acute care facilities, and other post-acute care facilities.


· Previous telephone triage experience preferred;

· Excellent communication and interpersonal skills including diplomatic and friendly telephone manner, and use of professional vocabulary and medical terminology;

· Ability to self-manage by taking responsibility to initiate, assess and take action;

· Ability to function calmly in stressful situations;

· Knowledge of CWT Division hospital services lines and clinical capabilities;

· Basic typing skills, 40 wpm;

· Basic computer skills;

· Positive, enthusiastic, helpful personality;

· Customer service oriented;

· Physical requirements include the ability to sit for extended periods of time and work in a confined space;


Current Texas EMT and/or NREMT Certification

Current BLS

Minimum 1 year healthcare experience



One year telecommunications experience

One year EMS field experience


High school diploma or GED


Current Texas EMT and/or NREMT Certification

Current BLS

Job: *Nursing Support

Title: Transport Coordinator - Paramedic

Location: Texas-Austin-Partnership Market Office

Requisition ID: 06766-63992

Company info

HCA Holdings, Inc
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Company Profile
At its founding in 1968, Nashville-based HCA was one of the nation's first hospital companies. Today, we are the nation's leading provider of healthcare services, a company comprised of locally managed facilities that includes about 165 hospitals and 115 freestanding surgery centers in 20 states and England and employing approximately 204,000 people. Approximately four to five percent of all inpatient care delivered in the country today is provided by HCA facilities. Milton Johnson serves as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of HCA. HCA is committed to the care and improvement of human life and strives to deliver high quality, cost effective healthcare in the communities we serve. Building on the foundation provided by our Mission & Values, HCA puts patients first and works to constantly improve the care we give them by implementing measures that support our caregivers, help ensure patient safety and provide the highest possible quality. Investing in our communities is important to us. HCA typically invests about $1.5 billion annually to keep our facilities modern and up-to-date technologically and to expand and add services where needed. Focusing primarily on communities where the company is a leading healthcare provider, HCA selectively adds new facilities in order to better serve our communities. And because two HCA founders were physicians, we value highly the strong relationships we've created with local physicians. We endeavor to provide them with a wide array of services and modern facilities in order to help them deliver the best possible care.

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